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Found 215 facilities, 91 programs, 1 league, and 33 events for Strength Training/Weightlifting

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Please note: Some programs require advance registration and/or recreation center membership. Always call the contact number provided before attending a program.

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Olympic Weightlifting

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Monday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Olympic weightlifting is a type of weightlifting aimed at lifting maximum weight.  It is mastered by gaining strength through practice and using techniques to effectively lift the barbells.  For ages 14 and over.

This program requires registration and a $50 program fee.

Olympic weightlifting is currently under renovation. Please call the center for updates.

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Open Heavybag Burnout

(M)

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Adult  

Boxing inspired aerobic workout designed to sculpt the arms and shoulders, as well as helping members build overall muscle endurance and providing and excellent cardio workout.

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Personal Training 101

(M)

Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: January 3, 2017
End Date: March 26, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Come and get trained by our staff in proper technique of using equipment, get fitness tips and a daily plan of workouts.

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Resistance Bands

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Hamilton Fish Recreation Center, 128 Pitt Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Learn how to get a amazing workout using resistance bands.  Achieve full body conditioning and muscle development with this class.

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Instructor- Dana Brown 

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Rhythm & Weights

(M)

Monday: 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Wednesday: 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex, 625 Father Capodanno Blvd, Staten Island

Start Date: November 28, 2016
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Rhythm & Weights is a fun and effective class that incorporates interval training for a total body aerobic workout. By incorporating fast and slow pace music, each song will be choreographed with different exercise movements to focus on various muscle groups. Watch and do as the instructor does!  All exercises will be completed with varying weight levels to suit your comfort ability.

With Jonathan Adone

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Rock Your Seat

(M)

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex, 625 Father Capodanno Blvd, Staten Island

Start Date: November 28, 2016
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Rock Your Seat is a combines exercise movements from the comfort of a chair.  All exercises are modified for individual participants. Rock your seat will focus on improving core strength with the use of weights and bands.  Members with limited mobility will enjoy an adaptable workout with upbeat music. Get fit and toned while sitting down!


With Melissa Kraker

 

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Salsa Dance

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Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: July 9, 2016
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Combines Latin dance moves for a fun, dynamic workout.

 

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Senior Fitness

(M)

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Senior  

A functional class designed to enhance everyday muscles and movements.

Instructor: Kimberly Donovan

 

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Senior Functional Fitness

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Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: March 25, 2017
Age:Senior  

Senior Functional Fitness is a functional fitness program designed for seniors. Our goal is to help seniors improve and or maintain mobility, balance, and independence in their current living situation through exercise.

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Strength Training/Weightlifting

You may use any of Parks' recreational spaces, except tennis courts, without a permit. However, if a permit holder arrives with a valid permit in hand, you must vacate the field or court. An individual must have a season permit or single-play ticket to use Parks' tennis courts.

Organized play (leagues) requires a permit. Click here for an application and more information about permits.

157th St Plgd

157 ST & 116 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

174th St Plgd

E 174 ST, BRONX RIVER AVE (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

210th St Plgd

210 ST & 73 AVE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Adam Yauch Park

ATLANTIC AVE ,STATE ST & COLUMBIA PLACE (Brooklyn) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Albert H. Mauro Plgd

PARK DR EAST & 73 TERRACE (Queens) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Alexander Hamilton Plgd

HAMILTON PL, W 140 TO W 141 STS (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center

80 CATHERINE STREET (Manhattan) | Map it
Facility Type: Recreation Centers

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Facilities related to Strength Training/Weightlifting: Fitness Room

Ambrosini Field

E/S CITY ISLAND AVENUE AT CENTRE ST (Bronx) | Map it
Facility Type: Exercise Equipment

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Strength Training/Weightlifting

Team and league sports provide a great opportunity to get fit, socialize, and have fun. Some leagues are casual, while others are more competitive. Email or call the leagues below to find out more about your local team and its players.

Row New York

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Adaptive Indoor Rowing
Adaptive Indoor Rowing: Workout once per week with our adaptive coaches to stay in shape through the winter months, set and reach your rowing goals, and prepare for rowing on the water. All adaptive athletes are welcome - from age 11 and up - no experience necessary! Cancellations due to snow and inclement weather may occur, and one make-up session will be scheduled. The Access-A-Ride address to the boathouse is 30 Meadow Lake Drive, Corona/Flushing/Flushing Meadows Corona Park/ NY.
Phone: 718.433.3075 | Email

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Strength Training/Weightlifting

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, January 28, 2017
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleConference House Museum (in Conference House Park)
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Conference House kitchen.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1463

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Open House Week

Sunday, January 29, 2017
8:00 a.m.9:15 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Women's Self Defense Workshops

Sunday, January 29, 2017
11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

718-543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Open House Week

Monday, January 30, 2017
8:00 a.m.9:15 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Open House Week

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
8:00 a.m.9:15 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Open House Week

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
8:00 a.m.9:15 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Open House Week

Thursday, February 2, 2017
8:00 a.m.9:15 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Open House Week

Friday, February 3, 2017
8:00 a.m.9:15 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center Open House Week

Saturday, February 4, 2017
8:00 a.m.9:15 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 543-8672

Contact Email

sarah.bishow@parks.nyc.gov

 

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

Saturday, February 4, 2017
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

AccessibleConference House Museum (in Conference House Park)
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the Conference House kitchen.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 227-1463

Contact Email

sigona99@verizon.net

 

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